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Daniel Moore Bates

Daniel Moore Bates, American jurist.


  • Bates, Daniel Moore was born on January 28, 1821 in Laurel, Delaware, United States. Son of Review Jacob and Mary (Jones) Moore.

  • Education

    • Adopted by Martin Waltham Bates after death of parents. Graduate Dickinson College, 1839, A.M. (honorary), 1842.


    • Admitted to Delaware bar, 1842. Secretary of state Delaware, 1847-1851. Commissioner for revision state laws Delaware General Assembly, 1849.

      United States district attorney for Delaware, 1852-1861 delegate from Delaware to Washington (District of Columbia) Peace Conference, 1861. Chancellor Delaware, 1865-1873. President History Society Del.


    • Married Margaret Handy, November 1844.
    • father: Review Jacob Moore
    • mother: Mary (Jones) Moore
    • spouse: Margaret Handy
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    Born January 28, 1821
    Died March 28, 1879
    (aged 58)